Springfield Township

General Character

Springfield Township is located in the northeastern portion of Fayette County adjacent to Somerset County. The Township has a predominantly rural character with several small towns containing the bulk of the residential uses. The Townships geography is also very unique in that the Laurel Ridge crosses through the eastern most portion of the Township.

Information

Unincorporated Settlements

  • There are three significant unincorporated settlements in the municipality, Normalville, Mill Run and Pleasant Hill

Key Attributes

  • Laurel Ridge State Park
  • State Game Lands

Existing Built Area

  • 0.5% of Township land area
  • A small area of existing built area is located in the north-central portion of the Township

Future Growth Areas

  • Growth will occur on available lands throughout the Township and specifically within the Rural Villages

Rural Villages

  • 2.5% of Township land area
  • Mill Run
  • Normalville
  • Pleasant Hill

Recreation/Cultural Resource Conservation

  • 8% of Township land area
  • Laurel Ridge State Park
  • State Game Lands

Commercial Conservation

  • 2% of Township land area

Agricultural Conservation

  • 9% of Township land area
  • Located throughout the Township

Resource Preservation

  • 58% of Township land area

Land Reclamation

  • 6% of Township land area
  • Twenty-five sites throughout the Township

Rural Conservation

  • 14% of Township land area